Constructing a pen is easier than it seems. You need to pinpoint some important matters like the materials to buy and the tools to use. Plus, you also have to consider the area where to build the suitable pen for raising your chickens.
Alright, the easy yet crucial part begins with planning. First, the area, then the size of the pen. The pen size usually depends on how many chickens will be raised. Look at the option on what kind of birds you are dealing with.
Novice or not, it is still better to start off with the most basic pen using the wire and post design. Here, the materials that youll need are the posts, wire, and staples that can be used for fences. The tools are also basic namely a sledgehammer, the ordinary hammer, wire cutters, and crowbar.
Now that you have gathered all materials and tools, surveyed the area, and is assured that there is none to worry about, its time for the construction.
To start with, look at the ground youre working on. Notice the stiffness and dryness. If its anything like that, you have to bring in with you a bucket full of water. This will help soften the ground. Pound the ground using the pointed tip of the...